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The sound of the shuttle : Essays on cultural belonging and Protestantism in Northern Ireland / Gerald Dawe

By: Dawe, Gerald, 1952-.
Publisher: Newbridge : Irish Academic Press, 2020Description: xi, 170 pp. : 21 cm.ISBN: 9781788551069 :.Subject(s): Protestantism -- Northern Ireland | Religion and culture -- 20th century. -- Ireland | Nationalism -- History -- 20th century. -- Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland -- ReligionDDC classification: 941.608
Contents:
False faces -- Telling a story -- Armies of the night -- Anecdotes over a jar -- Our high destiny -- The sound of the shuttle -- A kind of country -- What's the story? -- Cultural resolution -- Unhealthy intersections -- The hand of history -- Postcript -- References
Summary: The sound of the shuttle is an eloquent and compelling selection of essayys written over four decades by Belfast-born poet Gerald Dawe, exploring the figgicult and at times neglected territory of cultural belonging and northern Protestantism. The title, taken from a letter by John Keats during a journey through the north-east of Ireland in 1818, evokes the lives, now erased from history, of the thousands of workers in the linen industry, tobacco factories and shipyards of Belfast.
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions August-October 2020
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False faces -- Telling a story -- Armies of the night -- Anecdotes over a jar -- Our high destiny -- The sound of the shuttle -- A kind of country -- What's the story? -- Cultural resolution -- Unhealthy intersections -- The hand of history -- Postcript -- References

The sound of the shuttle is an eloquent and compelling selection of essayys written over four decades by Belfast-born poet Gerald Dawe, exploring the figgicult and at times neglected territory of cultural belonging and northern Protestantism. The title, taken from a letter by John Keats during a journey through the north-east of Ireland in 1818, evokes the lives, now erased from history, of the thousands of workers in the linen industry, tobacco factories and shipyards of Belfast.

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